Sony Calls PlayStation Vita The “Perfect Companion” To PlayStation 4

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The PlayStation Vita is more than a year old, but the handheld’s “perfect companion,” the PlayStation 4, won’t come out for a few more months. In a recent interview with GamesIndustry.biz Sony senior vice president of PlayStation brand marketing Guy Longworth called the PlayStation Vita the “absolute perfect companion” to the upcoming PlayStation 4 console. Longworth […]

Sony Will Require PS Vita Remote Play For All PS4 Games

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During its launch event Sony announced the PlayStation 4 will support remote play with the PlayStation Vita, and a Sony executive confirmed all PS4 games will support the feature with a few exceptions. Shuhei Yoshida, president of worldwide studios at Sony Computer Entertainment confirmed on Twitter that unless a game requires specific PlayStation 4 hardware, […]

Sensus iPhone Case Adds Vita-like Backtouch

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A new iPhone case from Canopy adds backtouch to the iPhone 4/4S to make it possible to play games without on-screen controls or worrying about thumbs getting in the way. The backtouch feature is similar to what’s found on the PlayStation Vita . The new Sensus case also works with non-game apps so users can interact with their iPhone without putting […]

Sony Adds Asus and Wikipad To PlayStation Mobile

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Sony’s PlayStation Mobile support is growing despite the lack of officially announced games. According to Engadget, at Gamescon in Germany, Sony announced that both Asus and Wikipad will make PlayStation Mobile devices sometime in the future. The two companies join HTC in the short list of manufacturers outside of Sony that make devices that support […]

Sony to Dump Android OS for Vita OS?

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After acquiring Ericsson’s share of the mobile phone division, Sony’s move to bring smartphone development fully in-house may bring with it some unexpected change. Currently, Sony’s XPERIA smartphone lineup exclusively runs on Google’s Android operating system, but that may be coming to an end as the Japanese electronics giant as Sony may be looking to […]

Sony’s New Tablets Will Play Some 1996 Console Titles – Yay

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Sony has been trying hard to generate buzz for their upcoming S1 and S2 tablets, with a series of teaser videos that have been posted to YouTube. Getting slightly less vague with each one, the third one has now arrived and it gives us a couple more morsels of information. Chief among those is that […]

Are iOS Devices About to Take Over Console Gaming?

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Sometimes new technology forces one to let go of old expectations that no longer apply. When we think of video games, we still tend to think of three categories: home consoles (like the PS3), mobile consoles (like the PSP), and, to a lesser degree, gaming PCs. During the last couple of years, though, a shift […]